Aberystwyth, Wales home swap
Aberystwyth is a charming seaside town boasting a host of attractions including 2 glorious beaches with strolling promenade, character architecture, remains of a Welsh castle, golf courses, an ancient railway, beautiful coastal walking and a wide choice of cafes, bars and restaurants. This is all within easy reach of stunning countryside and great mountain biking eg. Nant yr Arian (see www.bbc.co.uk/wales/mid/sites/reserves/pages/nant_yr_arian.shtml), Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire, etc. Look at the tourism website for Wales. See http://www.visitwales.com/ then ask for brochures to be sent to you. You can be sent 3 free of charge.
We have a fabulous Arts Centre with live music & theatre (see www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/).
We have a detached family home in an old character house but with a contemporary, warm interior. Lovely wooden floors throughout. There are 2 double bedrooms, one with en-suite & high pressure shower. There is a small bedroom which would suit a young child & a 4th bedroom used by our daughter which has 2 single beds plus a pull-out trundle bed. We have a large bathroom with bath, bidet, etc and a smaller ensuite bathroom with shower. We have most mod cons and a kitchen with all necessary gadgets. There is a piano and plenty of DVDs, videos, books, toys, etc. There is continuous hot water. We have a fantastic garden with a tiny heated pool (1m x 2m). This is perfect for children but also lovely for 2 adults to relax in with a glass of wine. There is a playhouse, bbq, outdoor beanbags & children's bikes. Adult bikes can be hired nearby. We can supply babysitter details for a very reliable woman experienced in childcare and police checked.
We have central heating & off street parking.
There are cinemas, good shops, swimming pools, etc, all nearby.
In addition there is is a field opposite our house where you can play football or other sports. There is an outdoor pool for children on the prom too.
UK Airports: Birmingham or Liverpool or Cardiff (2 & 3/4 hours away); Bristol & Manchester (3 hours away); London Airports (5 hours). Car hire is recommended to enable you to explore the amazing countryside but you can also take a bus or train (see www.nationalrail.com). There are good train connections from Birmingham, London & Manchester but not Liverpool, Bristol or Cardiff. We cannot offer a car as we only own 1 car in the interests of the environment. When planning your journey see www.theaa.com to work out exact driving times & distances. Click on the travel tab then the route planner. Our postcode is SY23 2EE.
Please contact us for any further information.
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Swimming pool
- Garage / Parking
- Internet / WiFi
- Washer / Drier
- Horse Riding
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Horse riding
- Good public transport
Nearest city: Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol,Cardiff
Property type: House
Location type: Beach/Seaside